This is a guest blog written by Danielle. Earlier this year Danielle took on her first half marathon with her dad and her sister. These are her own words
The DSActive team this year will be welcoming a new member of staff to the team thanks to a generous grant from the City Bridge Trust. This grant has enabled the team to add a new Sports Officer who will be responsible for all our activity within London.
The DSActive National Festival is the teams’ flagship event every year. Last year, over 150 people with Down’s syndrome played in the festival for their respective teams and the event is always a special day for the players, parents and coaches.
Robert does lots of different activities! Football, cycling, badminton…and more!
It’s always been important to Jeremy to achieve the same things as his siblings. He doesn’t see himself as any different from myself and his two brothers. He wanted to do his Gold Duke of Edinburgh because we had. When he started, none of us had any idea of the impact it would have on him.
Vinay, our colleague at the DSA, is very keen on exercise and health. He’s shared some top tips with us on how to keep fit and healthy now that winter is here. During the winter it can be harder to keep fit and healthy. Here are my top 10 tips to keep healthy this winter: […]
This article was written by Vinay, our colleague at the Down’s Syndrome Association. Vinay has been working for the Down’s Syndrome Association for over 20 years. He is very keen on exercise and keeps himself in very good shape. Here is his guest blog on his favourite sport, swimming, and how he keeps so healthy. […]
Simplyhealth has awarded a further grant to DSActive for a nutrition programme which will make an impact on the lives of children and adults with Down’s syndrome involved in the sports programme and beyond.
Simplyhealth has awarded a grant of over £19,000 to DSActive.